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Khalid Al Mouahidi : A binational from the US and Morocco, Khalid El Mouahidi has worked for several american companies in the Maghreb Region and is currently based in Casablanca, where he is doing consulting jobs for major international companies . Khalid writes analytical pieces about economic ties between the Maghreb and the Mena Region, where he has an extensive network

Tanzania: several Telecom officials charged with fraud

Tanzanian prosecutors on Thursday charged two chief executives of mobile phone companies and four other suspects with fraud. The move is part of a crackdown launched by President John Magufuli against tax evasion in the East African nation. Halotel Managing Director, Le Van Dai, and head of Zantel (Zanzibar Telecom), Sherif El Barbary, are among […]

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Egypt’s Prime Minister Sharif Ismail resigns

Egypt’s cabinet has resigned on Tuesday following the swearing-in of President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi for a second term, presidential spokesman Bassam Rady wrote on his official Facebook page. The government of Prime Minister Sherif Ismail will continue to perform its duties and responsibilities until a new government is formed, a presidency statement read. Ismail has […]

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Nine lions poisoned in Tanzania, 17 since 2015

Tanzania’s National Parks spokesman Pascal Shelutete on Tuesday said about nine lions at the world famous Serengeti National Park have been poisoned. Officials of the park discovered the carcasses of the lions over the weekend, but the motive for the poisoning is unclear. This is the third poisoning incident since 2015. A total of 19 […]

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Madagascar: new PM appointed amid protests

Madagascar’s president Hery Rajaonarimampianina has appointed Christian Ntsay, as the new prime minister of the Indian Ocean island nation. Christian Ntsay was the former director of the International Labor Organization for Madagascar, Comoros, Mauritius and Seychelles. According to Rajaonarimampianina, the new Prime Minister is “an experienced man with the skills” to lead a consensus government. […]

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Liberia reduces import taxes by half on over 2,000 commodities

Liberian President George Weah on Wednesday announced plans to reduce import taxes on more than 2,000 commodities to combat rising inflation in the West African nation. According to the Ministry of Information, the decision will see the reduction of taxes on a large number of goods imported onto the Liberian market. The President has instructed […]

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Egypt’s President to visit Sudan amid diplomatic thaw

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi is set to visit Sudan in October to seal several bilateral deals amid diplomatic tensions. The visit comes a year after Khartoum banned the import of Egyptian farm produce over alleged use of pesticides. The two neighbors also have a long-standing dispute over a territory in Egypt’s south that Khartoum […]

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Single African Air Transport Market agreement signed by 26 countries

Twenty-six African countries out of the 55 members of the African Union have committed to the establishment of the concept of a Single African Air Transport Market (SAATM), the African Union Commission chairperson, Moussa Faki Mahamat said on Monday during a meeting of the working group in the Togolese capital, Lome. According to the list […]

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Mo Salah to play at World Cup for Egypt despite shoulder injury

Egyptian international and Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah on Sunday commented on his team’s loss in the European Champions League final and the situation with his injury. Salah was forced off just 30 minutes into the Liverpool’s game against Real Madrid after he hurt his shoulder in a tussle with Spanish defender Sergio Ramos. The injury […]

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Boko Haram: Amnesty accuses Nigerian troops of rape

Nigeria’s military has committed war crimes and crimes against humanity including torture, rape and killing of civilians during its fight against terrorist group Boko Haram, according to claims in a new report by human rights group Amnesty International. The 89-page report, based on hundreds of interviews, said the crimes were perpetrated for years and have […]

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South Africa’s President donates half of his salary to Mandela fund

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has announced that he will donate half of his presidential salary to the Nelson Mandela Thuma Mina Fund, a fund in memory of South Africa’s first black President and anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela. President Ramaphosa who is also the leader of the ruling African National Congress (ANC) made the statement […]

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